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. superstorm sandy hit in october. so many still reeling from that still trying to get their heat and power back on, and, again, welcome. we are sitting in the cnn weather center where we are watching the snowstorm move all across the northeast, we're live here in the middle of the night for you continuous updates on conditions, we have a team of reporters all across the region. take a look. susan candiotti in boston for us, gary tuchman in staten island and alison kosik in new york. let's begin in boston. look at these cars. think about getting that snow off that car. 19 inches of snow has already fallen and 70-mile-an-hour wind gusts could whip up snow drifts six or seven feet deep. susan candiotti, let me come back to you for me in boston. how are conditions there? >> reporter: well, the snow is swirling. it is miserable. it is cold. but i have to say it doesn't feel quite as cold as it was, you know, a few hours ago, although when i checked the temperature gauge which you're never quite sure if they're quite right, it's reading about 19 degrees, 20 degrees here. and it makes you remembe
through the snow in boston, and then mary snow in staten island, an area hit by superstorm sandy. first up, poppy harlow. let's get the conditions where you are. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, marty. good morning, everyone. thank you for joining us on this snowy saturday. the sun has come up, the snow has slowed down, the wind gusts are less freekd than they were all through the night. it was torrential here through the evening. i can see down the block, i couldn't see that in the 5:00 eastern hour. now the issue is, how do you clean up? how do you remove the feet of snow that are here? another big issue, huge concern for rhode island folks is the amount of power outages. right now, we've got 187,000 homes without power. that's a big chunk of the population here in this relatively small state. there's big concern about that. and we knew that going into this storm because the snow was wet, it was heavy, and the warmer temperatures actually made it more difficult because that snow weighed on power lines, weighed on trees and now you've got a lot of people without power, ask that me
. >>> thousands of superstorm sandy victims are bracing for the worst all over again. mary snow has been in staten island which is getting hit very, very hard. she's got more on this part of the story. >> reporter: snowstorms should be a time for nick camarata to make money repairing snow blowers but his business was destroyed by sandy and he's working out of a badly damaged home. he can't afford another setback. >> as you can see, i got as far as i could trying to rebuild, you know, and i'm in week -- what are we in? week 15? 15 weeks of living in hell. and under these conditions, i couldn't bear another title surge or water coming into the house and causing any more problems than we already have. we've been through enough. >> reporter: we first met camarato when water ravaged the first floor of his home and refused to leave with his family. he suffers from posttraumatic stress disorder. his biggest struggle right now, he says, his emotions. how big of a setback do you think this storm is even if it doesn't do widespread damage, how big of a setback is it just on your psyche? >> you know, you've
. and pretty decent approval ratings, chris christie, post superstorm sandy and everything he's done. he's a jovial kind of guy. he pops up on "the late show" with david letterman last night. let's play the part with the doughnut. >> welcome to the show. >> thrilled to be here. >> now, you, how do you feel about me? >> i love you, dave. >> no, but -- >> no, a love that i have a difficult time really explaining. a deep and abiding love. >> now we have a real problem. but i've made jokes about you, not just one or two, not just ongoing here and there, intermittent, but -- >> i mean, listen, sunny hostin, the governor has a sense of humor. >> i absolutely adored what chris christie did on "the letterman show." you have to do that with david letterman. he will eviscerate you otherwise. i think what it showed is someone who can take control of the issue, because everyone knows he has a weight issue, and someone that is saying to the world, yeah, i'm overweight, and i can take it. i can take the jokes. it is fair game. and i've got to tell you, i think he's in a terrific position, again, to op
in the northeast. you just lived through superstorm sandy, pommelled the region, that was back in the end of october. and one of the hardest hit areas, staten island, new york, that's where mary snow is today. tell me how people are doing, how they're feeling today. >> reporter: brooke, the thing that people keep saying is here we go again. this is a punch in the gut, and the last thing people here needed. look around me. get a sense of how much work still needs to be done. if we can just pan over, right near us is a tent where volunteers provide meals every day to people here on staten island, in ts section that was so badly damaged. that's where we met steve chatty. he's displaced with his family. he says he comes here every day for his meals. he says he can't believe that he's still living this way and is in disbelief that another major storm is headed here. >> to be honest with you, becoming numb as far as any weather related, you know, issues. we don't have anything left to lose anymore. we lost everything. so i couldn't worry more about it. it is not going to help with anything. jus
superstorm sandy are fresh in his mind and the mind of many people in the new york city area. new york city police commissioner ray kelly is here with me. we'll be talking in just a moment. we want to go to the north first and new england which has been getting pummeled through the day. this is one of the ten biggest storms in history. in boston right now, already breaking the record of 27 inches which was set ten years ago back in 2003. and that is the fear that made massachusetts governor duvall patrick to take drastic action. he said, if you are on the road driving after 4:00 this afternoon, you could face a year in jail. a significant step to make. "outfront," jason carroll, he's live in boston. ali velshi is live. jason, it has been a pretty incredible day there. and record snowfall throughout. what's it been like? >> well, i have to tell you, erin, condition here in boston are frankly miserable. it's a kind of icy snow that's been blowing around in your face. and just to give you an idea the condition of snow, earlier today it was very sticky. it's starting to become much more powdery
and the folks in staten island, they really suffered. because when you think of superstorm sandy, that was just in the end of october. here they are again, so many of them, don't even have roofs over their heads, let alone power and heat. so just keep staten island and the folks really who were hit so hard from sandy, in your thoughts and we'll check in throughout the night in different parts of staten island, the region here. i want to talk about travel. because it's been banned in two states, massachusetts, and connecticut. people paid attention to that. in greenwich, connecticut tonight, the only souls in sight are ashley ban field and the driver of a snowplow. watch. >> it is quiet in this area. people are really heeding the travel ban. 4:00 today, the governor said everybody off the road and that's that. we're one of the four states in the state of emergency. i want you to see this beautiful area looks like on a friday night. just one plow. that's what you see. the contractors have been coming down the street, trying to keep up with the snow. this is how we wish the snow at cnn. it's the p
that was hit very, very hard by superstorm sandy not too long ago. this was end of october. staten island. tonight, this blizzard has a lot of esthespeople who are still reeling from that storm very much so on edge, and left feeling unprepared. scott mcgraph lost the first floor to his home because of sandy. he is rebuilding and he's bracing for what is ahead. >> well, everybody has fear, you know. you have seen the gas lines this afternoon. people want to run to the gas station, running out of gas because people were getting their generators full, their cars full because you know what? it was a hard hit. if this tide is high like they're expecting and the high winds, we're in for a long night. >> gary tuchman is in staten island right now. and gary, at least it appears that the snow isn't falling, hopefully the people can catch a little bit of a break. >> well, that's right, brooke. it was pretty much 100 days ago that hurricane sandy hit the northeastern united states. and no one was hit worst than the people of staten island. that's why here in staten island, there may have been more a
people here have just been through it, really. the end of october, superstorm sandy slammed into several of the states here who are now grappling with this massive blizzard. we'll take you to staten island, see how many people there are faring, many without heat, without power, after this. to grow, we have to boost our social media visibility. more "likes." more tweets. so, beginning today, my son brock and his whole team will be our new senior social media strategists. any questions? since we make radiator valves wouldn't it be better if we just let fedex help us to expand to new markets? hmm gotta admit that's better than a few "likes." i don't have the door code. who's that? he won a contest online to be ceo for the day. how am i supposed to run a business here without an office?! [ male announcer ] fast, reliable deliveries worldwide. fedex. i have to know the weather patterns. i upgraded to the new sprint direct connect. so i can get three times the coverage. [ manager 2 ] it's like working in a giant sandbox. with all these huge toys. and with the fastest push-to-talk... i can keep
you think about superstorm sandy, a lot of people got caught offguard, so you find people doing everything to be ready this time. they say it's a five-day supply of water you should have. >> right. that's what we're looking at. if you have any information or video, pass it along to me. >> thanks, george. >>> maine braces for intense snow. we will be speaking to that state's emergency management director for an update coming up. to find you a great deal, even if it's not with us. [ ding ] oh, that's helpful! well, our company does that, too. actually, we invented that. it's like a sauna in here. helping you save, even if it's not with us -- now, that's progressive! call or click today. no mas pantalones! in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bedtime. take it in bed only when you need it and have at least four hours left for sleep
in staten island, which was an area hit hard by superstorm sandy. we'll go there next. [ male announcer ] need help keeping your digestive balance in sync? try align. it's the number one ge recommended probiotic that helps maintain digestive balance. ♪ stay in the groove with align. ♪ need help keeping your digestive balance in sync? try align. it's a probiotic that fortifies your digestive system with healthy bacteria 24/7. because your insides set the tone. stay in the groove with align. >>> blizzard pummeling the northeast tonight is the last thing staten island needs. three months ago, hurricane sandy hit the borough hard. now, a snow storm. gary tuchman joins us from staten island. that community was hit very hard by sandy just three months ago. >> well, anderson, staten island is not getting as much snow as massachusetts or connecticut, but nowhere in the blizzard zone was there more anxiety because of what happened here three months ago. staten island is 5% of the population of new york city, but in more than half of the deaths, 23 people died here in staten island from hurri
? in the wake of superstorm sandy, people are concerned, will they be weeks without power? >> i wouldn't think weeks. couple of days at the most. for the most part they have a great plan, trying to restore the biggest block first. >> sure. >> if you are without power, make sure you call national grid and let them know you do not have power. otherwise they don't know. >> reporter: i want to get to my colleague, susan candiotti, who is in boston. boston got dumped on even more than we did in providence. over 400,000 without power. susan, is it subsiding a bit where you are? >> reporter: well, it comes and it goes. sometimes we get those powerful wind gusts and then, like now, it seems a bit calm. certainly the snow is much flake yer, lighter than it was during all day yesterday and into the night, when it was that heavy, wet snow that you can easily make a snowball out of. now we are sitting back, because we're noticing that the winds are expected to pick up during the day. and that means -- that, combined with the lighter snow, authorities will be looking for a lot of drifting to happen and tha
the power lines. >> absolutely. that's something we saw during superstorm sandy. just these trees that were taking power lines down one after another. but ashleigh, as painful as it is to watch when the wind blow, i bet there are tens of thousands of children out there having the best day of the winter. >> reporter: mine inclumded. >> thanks, ashleigh. we'll come right back to you. blizzard warnings are in place for long island and up the maine coast. connecticut is reporting high snowfall with a few locations with over 30 inches. some nearing 40 inches. portland, maine, got 29.3 inches of snow, breaking the old all-time record of 27.1 inches in 1979. boston's logan international airport got almost 22 inches of snow. while snowfall is ending in new york, connecticut, and long island, it will be followed by boston and the new england coast later this evening. >>> all airports are now open. yes, believe it or not, in new york. but commercial flights will be running really on a delayed schedule. planes got to come in from somewhere. a total of nearly 4,800 flights have been canceled. united ai
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